Monday, February 9, 2009

Good News Monday - Large Hadron Collider Restart Date Pushed Back Even Further

It now appears the most expensive failed science project ever, CERN's Large Hadron Collider, isn't going to start up until "Late 2009" according to scientific american.

"According to CERN, some of the magnets in the LHC's 17-mile-long tunnel will not be ready for testing until September" (

Even better, "...the LHC would run at an energy of five trillion electron-volts (5 TeV) per beam, down from its design energy of 7 TeV, until fall 2010."

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